§ 54. Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that carrots, apples, celery, radishes and other inessential goods are being imported from the United States of America; whether he will publish a list of such items; and what action he proposes to take to prevent or restrict such imports and thus assist the balance of payments.
§ Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody
Detailed information about products imported from the United States is published in the Annual Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom, copies of which are available in the Library.
As regards the last part of the Question, there is no justification for imposing restrictions on trade which would damage our international trading relations and our exports.